Quincy Possession Defense Attorney
Help in Fighting Possession Charges
An arrest for drug possession can be a traumatic experience. These arrests take place through a variety of situations, sometimes as the result of a sting operation. Occasionally a person who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time is caught up in an undercover operation and arrested and charged. "Simple possession" of a controlled substance can have very severe ramifications to your life and future freedom. Massachusetts has harsh sentencing in any drug-related offense and a conviction will have long term consequences. Your best opportunity chance to avoid severe penalties and a damaged criminal record is have high quality defense counsel from a Quincy criminal defense attorney from our firm .
Possession Lawyer in Quincy
A first time possession of GHB, morphine or Heroin can mean 2 years in jail, fines, probation, community service and a 1 year suspension of driving privileges. A first time conviction of possession with intent to distribute a drug such as heroin could lead to up to 10 years in state prison as well as expensive fines. Second or subsequent offences involve longer sentences and larger fines. Penalties may also be far more severe if minors are involved or there is a school zone violation. A possession defense lawyer at the Law Office of Stephen T. Novick has built an impressive record for obtaining favorable verdicts in courts throughout the areas of Dorchester, Boston, and Quincy.
If you are facing any drug crime charge, you may feel a great deal of uncertainty about what the future holds. By consulting an experienced criminal defense lawyer at my firm who is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and immediately determining the best possible defense strategy and who is prepared to take action for you can be extremely important in defending against possession charges. We are extremely familiar with how these cases are best defended, and should evaluate your situation without delay for best results.
Charged with possession? Contact a Quincy possession defense attorney at my firm any time of the day or night, any day of the year, for skilled legal representation.